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Maintenance Mechanic - D shift (Independence MO)

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Supply Chain
Independence, MO
Date posted:

Maintenance Mechanic D Shift

Location of Job: Independence MO

D-shift hours: 7:00pm-7:30amThurs/Fri/Sat and every other Wednesday

Benefits Overview

  • These are direct hires, full time position with a full benefits package (Medical, Dental, & Vision plans | 401K Matching | Unilever’s Employee Share Plan | Tuition & Fitness Reimbursement | Paid Leaves | Monthly Bonus Payouts

  • Uniforms and PPE provided (Safety shoe subsidy, prescription safety glasses discount, etc.)

  • $750 employee referral bonus payments

  • Onsite company store for employees to purchase Unilever products at a discount.

  • COVID protocols /guidelines enforced

Background & Purpose of the Job

Knorr believes that wholesome, nutritious food should be accessible and affordable to all.  That’s why we’re on a journey to ensure all Americans can eat healthy meals they feel good about by creating high-quality products, offering simple chef-developed recipes, or supporting organizations and initiatives that provide access to healthy foods, Knorr remains committed to its long history of making good food available to everyone.

The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for ensuring maximum availability of production plant across the Sourcing Unit utilizing excellent technical skills for improvements and modifications and sound application of WCM methodology. 

    What You'll Do

    • Contribute to the delivery of operational KPIs (Productivity, Quality, Safety, Health and Environment, Cost, Delivery, Morale and Innovation.

    • Advanced problem solver who can maximize machinery operations whilst minimizing waste.

    • Coach and develop the Machine Operator’s and Skilled Operator’s core technical awareness and skills.

    • Remove and replace major electrical components (such as motors, switch/control gear) and troubleshoot wire and rewire relay logic safely. Basic PLC knowledge to assist in troubleshooting.  

    • Able to isolate machinery and re-install electrical components

    • Preventative Maintenance Specialist and user of Condition Based Monitoring.

    • Fully Operational on mechanics, pneumatics and motion control.

    • knowledge and application of technical skills and expertise to ensure the provision of effective engineering support within the team, focused on delivering performance targets. 

    • Directly contributes to improved safety, quality, sustainability and cost.

    • Establish power distribution systems and electrical control circuits.

    • Install electrical drive systems and Control Loops.

    • Utilize appropriate safety and environmental procedures for people, processes, materials, products and equipment to ensure a safe working environment for the whole team.

    • Use performance measures to identify and prioritize losses in production area and to improve Maintenance performance. 

    • Ability to identify, prioritize and address problems using appropriate tools and techniques that eliminate recurrence.

    • Adhere to company GMP policies

    • All other duties as assigned

    What You’ll Need to Succeed

    • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) is Required/ 2 to 4-year degree in industrial technology or related field is Preferred.

    • 3-5 years’ experience in the field of maintenance

    • Experience of manufacturing in a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Company and World Class Manufacturing.



    Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

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